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Ask a Spaceman!

Ask a Spaceman!

25 Episodes By Paul M. Sutter www.askaspaceman.com
What would happen if you fell into a black hole? How big is the universe? Just what the heck is a quasar, anyway? You've got questions, and astrophysicist Paul Sutter has the answers! Submit questions via Twitter using #AskASpaceman or post to facebook.com/PaulMattSutter. Every week you will come c ...more
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AaS! 192: Can Tachyons Exist?
Is it possible for anything to travel faster than li... more
Jan 17 2023 40m
Einstein's Theory of Spacetime
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AaS! 191: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 9: Both/And)
Part 9! What is the role of consciousness in quantum... more
Jan 3 2023 34m
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AaS! 190: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 8: For Nothing is Hidden)
Part 8! What is real in quantum mechanics, and what ... more
Dec 20 2022 41m
Pilot Wave Theory vs. Many Worlds Theory
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AaS! 189: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 7: Many Worlds, Infinite Possibilities)
Part 7! What is the many-worlds interpretation of qu... more
Dec 6 2022 49m
Quantum Mechanics
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AaS! 188: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 6: Einstein’s Revenge)
Part 6! What were Einstein’s objections to quantum m... more
Nov 15 2022 39m
What is entanglement?
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AaS! 187: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 5: Dreams of Copenhagen)
Part 5! What is the Copenhagen interpretation? How d... more
Nov 1 2022 39m
Wave Mechanics vs. Quantum Mechanics.
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AaS! 186: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 4: It’s a Quantum, Quantum, Quantum World)
Part 4! What are the basic lessons of quantum mechan... more
Oct 18 2022 29m
The Wave Nature of Light'.
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AaS! 185: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 3: There and Back Again)
Part 3! Who developed quantum theory and why? What e... more
Oct 4 2022 48m
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AaS! 184: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 2: Quantum Mechanics 102)
Part 2! How do physicists understand quantum mechani... more
Sep 20 2022 43m
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AaS! 183: What is the Meaning of Quantum Mechanics? (Part 1: This Way to the Weird)
Part 1! Where does quantum theory fit in the larger ... more
Sep 6 2022 37m
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AaS! 182: Wait, Super-Atoms are a Real Thing?
How do you make a super-atom? What can they be used ... more
Aug 16 2022 37m
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AaS! 181: What is the Principle of Least Action?
What makes the principle of least action so importan... more
Aug 2 2022 36m
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AaS! 180: How Does Pulsar Timing Work?
What is a pulsar? How can we use them to map gravita... more
Jul 19 2022 33m
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AaS! 179: What are the Alternatives to Dark Matter?
What are some of the problems with dark matter? What... more
Jul 5 2022 44m
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AaS! 178: How Big Can Planets Get?
How big can a rocky planet get? Can a rocky planet t... more
Jun 21 2022 38m
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AaS! 177: How Do Black Holes Affect Their Galaxies?
How do giant black holes shut off star formation? Ho... more
Jun 7 2022 33m
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AaS! 176: Why is Gravity So Weak?
How did gravity get so ridiculously weak? Could it b... more
May 17 2022 35m
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AaS! 175: Should We Be Afraid of the Dipole Repeller?
What is the dipole repeller? Why is it a dipole? Wha... more
May 3 2022 38m
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AaS! 174: What Solves the Twin Paradox?
What does everybody think is the twin paradox? What'... more
Apr 19 2022 28m
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AaS! 173: How Does Radioactive Decay Work?
How was radioactive decay discovered? What are the d... more
Apr 5 2022 30m
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AaS! 172: What Are Some Alternatives to the Big Bang Theory?
What makes the Big Bang theory so successful? How we... more
Mar 15 2022 35m
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AaS! 171: What are Lagrange Points?
Why are Lagrange points so crucial to astronomy? Wha... more
Mar 1 2022 30m
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AaS! 170: What’s So Fine About the Fine Structure Constant?
What is the fine structure constant? Where does it c... more
Feb 15 2022 37m
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What Is Loop Quantum Gravity?
Why do we care about loop quantum gravity? Is it a v... more
Feb 1 2022 39m
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AaS! 168: Can We Get Some Love for Globular Clusters?
How are globular clusters so old? Where did they com... more
Jan 18 2022 29m
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